Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-5100

Demo Mode

The [Demo Mode] function displays the movies recorded on the memory card automatically (demonstration), when the camera has not been operated for a certain time.

Normally select [Off].

  1. MENU(Setup) → [Demo Mode] → desired setting.

Menu item details

The movie playback demonstration starts automatically if the product is not operated for about one minute. Only protected AVCHD movies are played back.
Set the view mode to [AVCHD View], and protect the movie file with the oldest recorded date and time.

Off (default setting):
Does not show the demonstration.


  • You can set this item only when the product is powered by the AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (sold separately).
  • Even if [On] is selected, the product does not start a demonstration if there is no movie file on the memory card.
  • When [On] is selected, the product does not switch to power save mode.